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remain to be seenTo have not yet happened; to be as yet unknown.Rate it:

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i remain forever yours!Our relationship, friendship is well established, solid, permanent.Rate it:

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children should be seen and not heardChildren should behave well and be quiet, especially in the presence of adults.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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have seen this movieTo have experienced a situation which is the same as or similar to the current situation, especially with a sense of the unpleasantness or tiresomeness of the recurring situation.Rate it:

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remains to be seenIs not yet known.Rate it:

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what has been seen cannot be unseenRepulsive, disturbing, or horrific sights can never be erased from memory once they have been seen.Rate it:

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button one's lipTo remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.Rate it:

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just get on with [it]Exhortation ...to discontinue activities seen to hinder optimum progress toward a desired outcome; ...to proceed without further stalling, debate, frivolity, or ritual.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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lay lowTo remain hidden or to hide oneself.Rate it:

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sight unseenNot having seen the object beforehand.Rate it:

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stand byTo remain loyal or faithful.Rate it:

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stick aroundTo stay; to linger; to remain.Rate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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keep up withTo manage to remain beside or just behind that is moving away from one.Rate it:

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stay upTo remain awake, to not go to bed.Rate it:

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sneak offTo leave a place, or a meeting, without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:

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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find, especially to find something that cannot be seen.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if that's not X, I don't know what isUsed to point at something that is obvious, clearly seen from the context.Rate it:

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bad old daysthe past, seen as a time when things were worse.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.Rate it:

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beefcakeSuch a male, especially as seen as physically desirable.Rate it:

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blast from the pastSomething or someone that a person has not seen for a long time and that which evokes nostalgic feelings.Rate it:

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bob upTo rise to the surface; to ascend to the surface and remain floating there.Rate it:

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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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carry a torch forRemain feel the pain of unreciprocated love for.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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cling toTo remain by side; to refuse to leave the company of someone to whom one has an intense emotional attachment.Rate it:

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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness of an automobile, as seen from street level.Rate it:

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dirty laundryUnflattering facts or questionable activities that one wants to remain secret, but which some other may use to blackmail with.Rate it:

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do not wantUsed to indicate that the speaker does not like something they have seen or heard.Rate it:

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don't be a strangerRemain in communication with me.Rate it:

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familiarity breeds contemptThe more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one knows about his or her shortcomings and, hence, the easier it is to dislike that person.1894, H. Rider Haggard, The People Of The Mist, ch. 25:This was the beginning of evil, for if no man is a hero to his valet de chambre, much less can he remain a god for long in the eyes of a curious woman. Here, as in other matters, familiarity breeds contempt.Rate it:

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flipsideA necessary consequence or corollary of something; especially one seen as opposite, or as pro versus con.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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hang inTo remain in a particular place or status.Rate it:

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hang lowTo droop or sag heavily; to remain at a low altitude.Rate it:

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hang togetherTo remain united; to stand by one another.Rate it:

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